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Tracking Code PMF-19-0952-F
Job Code 19-0952
Posting Title Artillery Fire Control/Fire Support Specialist
Post Date 7/11/2019
Full Time / Part-Time Full Time
Travel Up to 25%
City Quantico
State VA
Country US

Bowhead seeks an Artillery Fire Control / Fire Support Specialist in Quantico, VA for immediate hire.

The Artillery Fire Control/Support Specialist has the knowledge and expertise necessary to understand program requirements, objectives and training materials relative to the subject matter. Using this knowledge, they are able to articulate artillery field support information to other program management personnel, contractors, and to all levels of command.

This location utilizes the Advanced Field Artillery Tactical Data System (AFATDS), which is the Fire Support Command and Control (C2) system employed by the U.S. Army and U.S. Marine Corps units to provide automated support for planning, coordinating, controlling and executing fires and effects.

Essential functions include, but are not limited to:

• Emphasis on the use of the following programs / systems including
-- Centaur
-- Sensors
-- MTS
-- Forward Observer System (FOS)

• Provide Program Office (PO) AFATDS FoS with detailed technical and operational support to assist in decision-making and requirements development.
• Understand program guidance from PO AFATDS FoS and express this guidance as USMC positions on fire support and system/software requirements.
• Extract key points from meetings, briefings, demonstrations and identify potential issue(s) of concern to PM Fires.
• Report critical issues (information judged to be of immediate concern) to PO AFATDS FoS via email, telephone or text as these issues arise.
• Provide a weekly report summarizing all information presented, and positions taken by involved personnel, during meetings, briefings and demonstrations attended.
• Augment field support and training/fielding efforts as required.
• Review and critique briefing material, training material and fielding plans.

Requirements • Bowhead seeks a recognized artillery expert with demonstrated industry experience in a technical field relevant to artillery fire support.

• Requires a minimum of nine (9) years hands-on experience with artillery fire support, which must include three (3) years of experience in the following:
-- Systems Requirements
-- Operational Requirements
-- Test & Evaluation
-- Training

• Technical training in relevant C5ISR field, preferably Marine Corps MOS 0848 or 0861 or US Army MOS 13C, 13D,13F or 13J.

• Requires knowledge of AFATDS FoS usage as defined in appropriate Marine Corps Reference Publications plus familiarity with USMC and Joint fire support doctrine.

SECURITY CLEARANCE REQUIRED: Must currently hold an active security clearance at the Secret level. US Citizenship is a requirement for Secret clearance at this location.

Applicants may be subject to a pre-employment drug & alcohol screening and/or random drug screen, and must follow UIC’s Non-DOT Drug & Alcohol Testing Program requirements. If the position requires, an applicant must pass a pre-employment criminal background history check. All post-secondary education listed on the applicant’s resume/application may be subject to verification.

Where driving may be required or where a rental car must be obtained for business travel purposes, applicants must have a valid driver license for this position and will be subject to verification. In addition, the applicant must pass an in-house, online, driving course to be authorized to drive for company purposes.

UIC is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, age, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics EOE/AA/M/F/D/V. In furtherance, pursuant to The Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act 43 U.S.C. Sec. 1601 et seq., and federal contractual requirements, UIC and its subsidiaries may legally grant certain preference in employment opportunities to UIC Shareholders and their Descendants, based on the provisions contained within The Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act.

All candidates must apply online at, and submit a completed application for all positions they wish to be considered. Once the employment application has been completed and submitted, any changes to the application after submission may not be reviewed. Please contact a UIC HR Recruiter if you have made a significant change to your application. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), persons unable to complete an online application should contact UIC Human Resources for assistance (

UIC Government Services (UICGS / Bowhead) provides innovative business solutions to federal and commercial customers in the areas of engineering, maintenance services, information technology, program support, logistics/base support, and procurement. Collectively, the fast-growing Bowhead Family of Companies offers a breadth of services, which are performed with a focus on quality results. Headquartered in Springfield, VA, we are recognized as one of the top 25 8(a) companies for government contracting.

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